The other night we were having a rather loud “discussion” about the need to call a plumber for our septic system that seems to have acquired a bad attitude lately. 150 more words
2 days, 12 hours
The Adventures of Supermom
Leah: Mama, wanna see a magic trick?
Leah: I am going to make myself disappear! Close your eyes and no peeking!
I close my eyes and immediately hear the pitter patter of little footsteps, then the creak of a door, then a slam. 17 more words
3 days, 12 hours
The other day I was getting the kids ready to leave the house when I went to get Leah and saw that the bathroom door was shut and locked. 50 more words
1 week, 2 days
(Reasons Why I'm A) Grumpy Old Trout
My friend AW nominated me on the current FB theme doing the rounds: list 3 things you’re grateful for, for 5 days. Well, I thought I’d be a bit more efficient than usual and join it with a blog post. 559 more words
3 weeks, 2 days
Saturday – hooray!
After Midi dropped such a sweary clanger last night, I calmly explained to her that anyone hearing her use bad language wouldn’t want her playing with their children. 2,615 more words
3 weeks, 3 days
Yet another late start for the minxes – I had to haul them all out of bed by 0930hrs. Yes, I’m mad. Yes, it made them grumpy. 580 more words
3 weeks, 4 days
It’s amazing what you can get little kids to do with the right bribes.
(No, that really doesn’t read right at all, but I’m not going to re-edit it again and again!) 974 more words